Carla Sue Graham, 63, a resident of Grain Valley, MO passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO. She was born July 25, 1959 to Wallace and Dolores (Knittel) Cox in Paola, KS.
Carla was united in marriage to James “Jim” Thomas Graham on June 7, 1980 at the First Christian Church in Blue Springs, MO. She spent 10 years working as an international buyer for Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, MO. After their third child was born Carla became a stay-at-home mother. Carla enjoyed cleaning, cooking, puzzles, watching Hallmark movies and HGTV, hosting events, shopping, and putting others needs before her own. Above all Carla cherished spending time with her family and friends and especially her grandchildren.
Survived by her loving husband, Jim Graham of Grain Valley, MO; children, Jason Graham of Grain Valley, MO, Joshua Graham and wife Jessica of Oak Grove, MO, Jennifer Pellegrino and husband Joseph of Blue Springs, MO; grandchildren, Korben Pellegrino, Iven Pellegrino, Logan Pellegrino, Wyatt Graham, Livia Graham. Carla is preceded in death by her father, Wallace Cox; mother, Dolores Knittel; step-father, Billy Joe Morrison.
Carla will be cremated per her wishes. At this time there will not be any formal services held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Carla and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.